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Mar 11, 2011 10:00pm PST
.9 magnitude earthquake hit japan. there have been more than 125 aftershocks. >> original quake crumbled buildings, triggered a tsunami that carried away everything in its path and tonight, japan is dealing with the threat of a nuclear meltdown. >>> good evening, i'm ken. >> and i'm dana king. japan's nuclear safety commission said a meltdown at a plant affected by the country's massive earthquake is possible. there is a state of emergency because of a cooling system failure at a power plant. everyone in a six mile radius has been ordered to evacuate, though no radiation has been detected. officially since the quake and tsunami, there are 236 declared dead. 625 missing and more than a thousand injured. that doesn't count the 200 to 300 bodies in an area authorities can't get to because of the damage to the roadway. >>> and just a day later, we are getting a broader look at the power of both the earthquake and the tsunami. grace lee gives us a tour of the damage. >> the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in japan rocked its people to the core. the 8.9 magnitude quake gave skyscraper
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Mar 15, 2011 10:00pm PDT
lyon." >>> if radiation from japan begins blowing our way we will know as soon as it hits. the the bay area's first of detection and a few extra stations being added just in case. >>> cars, video games, microchips. now dinner. another chinese export on hold. how bay area restaurants are coping. >>> a law four months on the books and so far no enforcement just yet but officers are almost there. the preenforcement for the sit, lie ordinance. >>> and a new look at the healing power of music. >> i play the drums for her and she said my name. >> and i said my god, this is amaze. >> what music can do for alzheimer's and stroke patients that pills cannot. >>> good evening, i'm dana king. >> i'm ken bastida. a nuclear plant at risk of a meltdown now japan saying it is too dangerous for the workers to stay in hopes of helping prevent that disaster. >> this while some people in japan are taking safety into their own hands because as charlie d'agata reports, they are getting mixed signals from the government. >> reporter: another crisis at the fukushima nuclear plant. lasting only about half an h
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Mar 17, 2011 10:00pm PDT
that earthquake hit japan. what still has to be done to get the warning. >> meanwhile fresh shipment of relief coming from california, what we're sending and how it's buying the japanese more time. >>> one of the world's best killed at mavericks, a look at the life and what may have caused his death. >>> and set to work nearly 7 years ago now finally on the job, the first of its kind spacecraft orbiting the planet mercury and how what it finds up there can help us down here. >>> good evening to all of you. >> i'm dana king. smoke has been rising from a building house. and it begs to question, is anything working to cool down and prevent disaster. that uncertainty has people confused and racing to get out of the country. charlie reports crews are one step away from ending the crisis. steady stream of electricity can be hope of cooling down reactors. >> reporter: officials say powerline to one of the reactors is ready. >> if the cooling system in the reactors and fuel pump are found and then the u proker comes on, then we might look at that moment as beginning of the end of this crisis. >> 11,00
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Mar 14, 2011 10:00pm PDT
eyewitness news on the cw. >>> the quake is over and the water is gone, but a threat in japan is spreading tonight. what's being done about increasing levels of radiation. >>> similar circumstances in california nuclear reactors near the coast. we'll take a look at our risk for a meltdown. >> and a man inside the bank, his only demand, meeting. what he allowed customers inside to do before he left the bank. >>> and bringing in a six figure price tag so far. the good deed that is more than anyone bargained for. >> and video released today showing the moments that tsunami hit japan last week. a wall of water lifted both over a sea wall. the current took everything in its path. water rushes through the neighborhood turning streets into raging rivers. the boats get caught and some are crushed as they are forced beneath an overpass. the situation keeps getting worse in japan. the prime minister confirms radiation is leaking from nuclear reactors at a facility in the northeast. people who live within 20 miles are being told to stay inside. that after an explosion ripped through a
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Mar 18, 2011 10:00pm PDT
, japan's government is saying it was unprepared for this terrible disaster. how the country is now dealing with the earthquake tsunami and a nuclear threat. >>> donations have been coming in for a week now, but if you sent money via text, expect a delay. why some cash won't arrive for at least three months. >>> inside the madness like never before. how google can bring you to the biggest event in college basketball. >>> good evening. rain, wind, hail, lightning, even a tornado touching down earlier tonight and a fastier storm is on the way -- nasty ear storm is on the way. >> we officially did have a tornado touch down in the santa rosa area. also, we did have thunder, lightning, hail and now presented moderate downpours. all this in the northeastern direction where we've had some hail tonight as well. this is up towards the delta, but meanwhile, downstream, activity noticed from san francisco around the airport where we do have airport delays swinging around to redwood city, but a nastier storm is headed this way. >> we will see you then, thanks. >>> there was a tornado in the nor
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Mar 10, 2011 10:00pm PST
breaking news tonight out of japan where a 7.9 earthquake has just been recorded. and japan's weather agency is warning that a tsunami as much as 20 feet high could hit japan's northeast coast. that tsunami warning is in effect for much of the north pacific. the quake was centered on the eastern side. people in tokyo felt it. people ran out of high rise buildings. all we know about it all know, this is it, this information is just coming into our news room. we will pass on any other details as soon as we find out. 7.9 magnitude quake in japan. >>> also in the news tonight, a car lift from the a san francisco dealership wasn't the first sports car stolen from that facility. we told you earlier this week about the yellow sports car ripped off in a sophisticated heist. it belongs to guy fieri, john marks says in 2005 someone stole his jag from the same place. he thinks it's the same thief. >> this guy is very busy enbecause he walks right up into the facility, got into my car and drove it out the front door in the middle of the day. >> mark says after his jag was stolen, another yellow l
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Mar 28, 2011 10:00pm PDT
in japan being wiped away and new questions tonight being raised about how the country is coping with its nuclear crisis. >>> and a huge hunk of rock in san francisco bay. it could be yours at a bargain price. >>> good evening. i'm dana king. >>> there was stunning and at times very graphic testimony in the barry bonds' murder case today. his mistress described bonds as increasingly angry and at times impotent due to steroids. why her motives are being called into question. >> reporter: she was called for one explosive reason. >> she's going to provide the jury with her statement talking about mr. bounds' admission about using steroids -- mr. bonds' admission. >> she had left with him -- she had slept with bonds since 1994. he had trouble maintaining and he recollection. . he said steroids caused the injury because tendons grew to fast. >> choking back the tears, she testified his timber was growing along with his shoe and capsize. one argument led him to threaten to cut off my head and leave me in a ditch. before his record setting home run season, he threatened to cut off my breast impl
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Mar 16, 2011 10:00pm PDT
will see something. thank you. >>> in japan, the united states government now evacuating all americans who want out of that country and to escape those elevated radiation levels. meantime, crews say they are close to finishing a new power line that could restore cooling systems at the crippled power plants. leaders worldwide say their biggest concern is a lack of information. >> reporter: buckets of water rain down on the power plant. military helicopters hit the worst of the reactors and water trucks are on their way. inside the plant, a heroic group of employees is working around the clock pumping sea water into nook will he ---- nook will he arrest reactors to cool them. >>> we believe that radiation levels extremely high which could possibly impact the ability to take correspond -- corrective measures. >> reporter: officials in japan are facing worldwide criticism. the head of the u.n. nuclear agency complains he's not getting the information he needs and plans to assess the situation in person thursday. u.s. energy secretary admits he's baffled. >> there are conflicting reports and so
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Mar 22, 2011 10:00pm PDT
there surfaced on youtube. >> in japan, workers are a major step closer to ending nuclear crisis. electricity has been restored to the nuclear power plant. workers have to check all the equipment for damage before swim switching on the cooling process. there's a threat of radiation leaks. a strong aftershock yairs of japan. the quake struck early wednesday morning. >> he was supposed to be the prosecution star witness as testimony in the barry bonds perjury trial got underway. as joe vast cease tells us, he was held off to jail. >> he's a key witness, but still not talking. in a brief court appearance said yet again, he will not testify against his friend. the judge ordered him locked up in jail for the duration of the trial. >> his attorney says anderson has served time in prison for the case. so he shouldn't have to again. >> i'm not going to cooperate. they didn't play fair. he's not going to play their game. simple as that. >> show a key piece of evidence. this magazine photo, up top is victor. and on the right is trainer greg ander soften. they are the three muse cay tiers. the outf
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Mar 30, 2011 10:00pm PDT
that japan's nuclear crisis is impacting food in the united states. the feds say it is 5,000 times below the fda he a risk level -- fde's risk level. they are picking up increased radiation levels in japan. the creed reid -- the readings are about two times higher than what typically prompt an agency to tell people to clear out. >>> back here at home, crews are racing against the clock to fix a cineole. everyone wants to avoid a repeat of this. on why this will have to be a quick but lasting fix. >> reporter: the possibly -- mobile home park sits in complete blackness tonight. all spaces have been red or yellow tagged and nobody is allowed to be here. >> your life goes limbo for a couple of weeks until you get back in. >> reporter: he has been under he vac weights orders for -- evacuation orders for a week and doesn't know if he will ever be able to move back in. >> they are talking to me about moving it. >> reporter: what was thought to be a new sink hole but engineers determined it is an existing sink hole that is expanding. crews are working as fast as they can. >> more than anything
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Mar 21, 2011 10:00pm PDT
is expected to last at least three months. >>> crew are back at japan's crippled nuclear plant to restore power there. smoke billowing from reactors forced another evacuation today. the engineers working to get the cooling systems operating again. and some cooling pumps were destroyed in the earthquake and tsunami. they are now racing to get new pumps brought in. they say the situation does appear to be stabilize bug it could be weeks before it is under control. >>> a new round of strikes from coalition forces rained don on tripoli overnight. and officials tell the new york times the united states is working quickly to hand over the reigns of the mission to european allies. mark phillips shows us some worn it creates new enemies for the west. >> reporter: of all the targets it in these attacks this flattened building in the gadhafi compound in triply is the one that people are complaining about the most. this is the attack they claim was launched to kill him. despite the hundreds of people who have gathered around the complex to provide protection. >> family, children, men and women have
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Mar 23, 2011 10:00pm PDT
of the country people are fleeing areas where gadaffi forces are moving in. >>> and in japan people are stocking up on bottled water after a warning that tokyo's tap water is not safe for infants to drink. this costco is about four hours away from the capitol. city dwellers have bought up all the bottled water in tokyo stores. the level of radio active iodine is twice what is considered okay for babies to drink on a regular water in tokyo tap water. radio active iodine can cause thyroid cancer. >>> more than 50 films, two oscars for best actress and eight marriages, hollywood is remembering the life of elizabeth taylor. >> i have had addictions, weight problems. i have almost died a couple of times. i have been pronounced dead. i have read my own obituaries. >> reporter: she sky rocketed to fame after starring in "national velvet" at the age of 12. the public was fascinated by her countless illnesses, surgeries and affairs and marriages and her remarkable ability to triumph through it all. she died this morning in los angeles from congestive heart failure. she was the first celebrity to speak pu
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Mar 25, 2011 10:00pm PDT
later on in this newscast. >>> thank you. japan's nuclear crisis has taken a turn for the worse. the japanese government says there is likely a breech in the number 3 reactor at the fukushima nuclear plant. two workers suffered severe raiduation burns after stepping into the water outside the reactor. the water had radiation levels 10,000 times higher than normal. >> this creates the possibility of a much larger release of radiation into the environment than we have seen to date. >> following the discovery, the government expanded the voluntary evacuation zone around that plant from 12 to 19 miles. >>> and in syria, witnesses say security forces shot and killed at least 15 people during protests against the government. the protests that started in a rural town have now spread to several cities in a country where protest simply have not been tolerated in the past. amateur video showed protesters defacing a poster of the president. in response to demonstrations, the current leader made promises, including large public pay raises. the protesters do not trust he will make good on
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Mar 24, 2011 10:00pm PDT
casualties. >>> in japan the government there says that people can stop worrying about tokyo's drinking water. politicians say radiation levels are low enough that infants can drink the water safely. but bill whitaker reports a lot of parents are finding that hard to swallow. >> reporter: 24 hours after it was deemed unfit for infants the regional governor declared tokyo's tap water delicious and safe for all. >> reporter: shoppers emptied store shelves. some were limited to what they could buy. the city started distributing 12 bottles of water each to the families of the 80,000 infants one year and under in tokyo. >> the water is down again. does that give you trust. >> reporter: there is no way to get independent evidence from the government so i still worry it is contaminated. the water was found to have unhealthy activities of radio active iodine. water workers say the radio activity now is diluted to safe levels. picking up grandchildren from daycare, this man isn't buying. yesterday the water was bad but this morning the water is okay? it is very difficult to believe what they say and i
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